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Pacific Island Countries

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Source: Pacific Island Countries : In Search of a Trade Strategy

Volume/Issue: 2014/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hong Chen , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Shiu raj Singh , Yiqun Wu , and Yongzheng Yang


Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498324342

Keywords: tourist, tourist arrivals, tourists, tourism industry, destination country, Globalization: General,

International trade is vital for economic prosperity in Pacific island countries, but their trade performance has been weak over the past decade with the exception of resource-rich countries. Small country size and...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

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Source: Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer


Publication Date: 18 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...